After benefiting from a scholarship to Chetham’s School of Music, Laurie progressed to a scholarship reading Mathematics and Mathematical Physics at Imperial College, London before completing a PGCE at Homerton College, Cambridge. Laurie now has over 25 years Mathematics teaching experience with top independent schools in the UK. Laurie has moved to Harrow School Online from King’s School, Bruton where she has been Head of Mathematics for a number of years. She is an examiner for Edexcel pure Mathematics. Laurie champions the use of cutting edge technology to enhance teaching methods, enjoyment and understanding of Mathematics. Laurie has an ABRSM musical performance diploma (distinction) for violin and continues to enjoy playing classical, jazz and rock music, having performed with a number of chamber groups and a variety of bands.